While SpaceX has already launched their Falcon 9 successfully, today's launch will be the the company's first real commercial launch.
The tech visionary wants to build an electric pickup truck and a new supersonic jet that takes off vertically.
SpaceX performs a test flight of its Falcon 9 rocket, designed to be partially reusable to lower launch costs.
The dreams of Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic to get into the commercial space business just took a giant leap forward with today's successful test of its flagship spacecraft.
Elon Musk's SpaceX has unveiled what could be the next phase of its race into space: the development of hovering return rockets.
As evidenced by a stunning new test launch video, SpaceX is still hard at work on the next generation of reusable spacecrafts.
Dennis Tito, the first space tourist, wants to swing two people around Mars in a 501-day mission launching in 2018.
Elon Musk has been talking about creating a colony on Mars for a while now, and he wants 80,000 colonists moving to Mars per year.
Two days after launching from Cape Canaveral, the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft has successfully docked with the International Space Station. The Dragon carried mission critical supplies and helping of vanilla and chocolate swirl ice cream, because if anyone deserves ice cream, it's astronauts.
A few months ago we were given the opportunity to witness a test flight of SpaceX's mission to the International Space Station (ISS). After a high-profile aborted attempt, the spacecraft finally launched. But that was just the dress rehearsal. Last night the real future of NASA began.